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Old 01-07-2013, 06:29 AM   #1246
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Hi there, nice Tenere. May I ask you about the Gobi panniers? How did you find them? Which rack did you use? Do you think they can stand off-road use?

Thanks in advance for your help

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Old 01-07-2013, 09:30 AM   #1247
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Hi there, nice Tenere. May I ask you about the Gobi panniers? How did you find them? Which rack did you use? Do you think they can stand off-road use?

Thanks in advance for your help

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Hi there. The Panniers are awesome. I've thrown it down the road a couple of times and they held up to it well. They are super tough. I've done a lot of off road and they put up with everything I throw at them. I got the whole set up from http://www.motorbikesandparts.co.uk/...rs-p-9219.html . Done nearly 50,000 miles with them on the whole way. It was a SW Motech tail plate for the top box but I have switched to a bag for the back now.
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:45 AM   #1248
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Hi there. The Panniers are awesome. I've thrown it down the road a couple of times and they held up to it well. They are super tough. I've done a lot of off road and they put up with everything I throw at them. I got the whole set up from http://www.motorbikesandparts.co.uk/...rs-p-9219.html . Done nearly 50,000 miles with them on the whole way. It was a SW Motech tail plate for the top box but I have switched to a bag for the back now.
Thanks a lot for your reply. I have some further questions: on which pannier rack did you mount the Gobi panniers? H&B or another brand? Finally, did you use the "Fuse set for long expeditions" or just the standard attachment?

I am in Kent. So if you fancy some trail riding with our Teneres, get in touch.

Cheers

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Old 01-07-2013, 09:57 AM   #1249
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Thanks a lot for your reply. I have some further questions: on which pannier rack did you mount the Gobi panniers? H&B or another brand? Finally, did you use the "Fuse set for long expeditions" or just the standard attachment?

I am in Kent. So if you fancy some trail riding with our Teneres, get in touch.

Cheers

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I used the H&B quick release racks. I've never heard of the 'Fuse set' so mine must be standard. I got them early 2010 so maybe that set wasn't around then. Would love to do a ride out but my bike is still in S Dakota. Shall be heading back to continue touring soon.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:01 AM   #1250
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I used the H&B quick release racks. I've never heard of the 'Fuse set' so mine must be standard. I got them early 2010 so maybe that set wasn't around then. Would love to do a ride out but my bike is still in S Dakota. Shall be heading back to continue touring soon.
Thanks. Give me a buzz when your bike is back from the USA. Or maybe you should leave it there and we can do the Transamerican Trail together
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:04 AM   #1251
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Old 01-07-2013, 02:53 PM   #1252
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Hi Sam, yes, I found that they were well up to the job - they coped with this




Nice pics. Where were they taken?

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Old 01-09-2013, 04:39 AM   #1253
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Hi guys,

i am preparing my xtz and try to connect my zumo 550 into the spare 12v connector near the tacho, does anyone has a reference on this connector ? is it a yamaha specific thing or could i find something on ebay ?

if you have info ! if not a I will get my scissor cut it
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:01 PM   #1254
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i am preparing my xtz and try to connect my zumo 550 into the spare 12v connector near the tacho, does anyone has a reference on this connector ? is it a yamaha specific thing or could i find something on ebay ?

if you have info ! if not a I will get my scissor cut it
Hi, go back a few pages to here and you'll see how I did it.

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Old 01-09-2013, 04:46 PM   #1255
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I did the same, has worked perfectly for the past 18 months or so.

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Hi, go back a few pages to here and you'll see how I did it.

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Old 01-09-2013, 07:39 PM   #1256
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:22 AM   #1257
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That looks like a really nice ride. A few mods on there, how about you list them out or did you do a write up on another thread? Very, very nice.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:55 AM   #1258
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Greetings from Leopoldsburg, Belgium! I don't live there, but was passin' thru on a short trip...
Two Iron Steeds: the legendary Sherman tank and our Tenere!
Greetz, Hans.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:29 AM   #1259
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Hi all,

I have just sold my 250 Yamaha and looking to get my first Adventure bike. As i am 6'5 tall I thought the Tenere would be a good choice.
For open road riding how would those on this forum rate them? Long distance highway miles or km's ok on these things? Will they sit on 100km's without vibration? Also for tracks. They certainly look the part and all the reviews seem good.
Any help or advice here would be great.

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Old 01-13-2013, 07:24 AM   #1260
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Highway ridin´ is not my favorite thing to do, but can be well done with the Tenere: on several occasions I've done long hauls like 800km's(and more....) on one day, cruisin' at around 120/130kmh. Last summer I came back from Prague to Holland, thru Germany, and did almost 900km's in a one days ride, no sweat! It's really an allround allroad travel bike(mind you, it's NOT a hardcore offroad bike, but does that very well too with the proper tyres), it can do almost anything, only not very fast, which I don't mind. It has a smooth engine(for a thumper) with a very good EFI, good fuel economy, very useable power(48hp), good load capacity and it is lotsa fun to ride! And it looks good too!
But that's my biased opinion, based on almost 90.000km, trouble free I can tell from my experiences.
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